IRSCL Special Issue

Guest edited by CCY Professors Cheryl Cowdy and Alison Halsall, this issue reflects on the 2017 IRSCL Biennial Congress Theme, "Possible & Impossible Children: Children's Literature & Childhood Studies." This special issue prioritises perspectives on non-Anglo-American children’s literature and culture, as well as voices of scholars from varied national and ethnic backgrounds. These papers theorise […]

The “Talking Walls” Exhibition

The “Talking Walls” Exhibition is a collaboration between CultureLink Settlement Services and the Connecting Culture and Childhood Project, led by Children, Childhood & Youth professor Andrea Emberly and postdoctoral fellow Tiffany Pollock. Please see details by following the link below:  

Connecting Culture and Childhood project SIMPOSIUM

CCCP Symposium_2018 From June 16-18th, CCY professor A. Emberly will be hosting a symposium for her SSHRC PDG - The Connecting Culture and Childhood Project. The symposium will welcome researchers and young people interested in exploring how musical arts practices support young people in connecting to their diverse cultural heritages. The symposium will welcome delegates […]

Kabita Chakraborty, President's University-Wide teaching Award, 2016

Kabita Chakraborty was recognized for her ability to bring the lived experiences of children in slum communities in India, and plantation communities in Malaysia, into the classroom. Her teaching helps students make real-world connections with respect to theory and research. Chakraborty was lauded for her passionate and innovate teaching practice, as well as fostering the […]

IRSCL Symposium

On January 22, 2018, faculty members and graduate students reconvened to re-present their papers from the IRSCL (International Research Society for Children’s Literature) Congress, held at York in Summer 2017. The Post-IRSCL Symposium, co-organized by Stacey Bliss, PhD Candidate in the Faculty of Education and Anah-Jayne Markland, PhD Candidate in CCY (Childhood, Children, and Youth […]